US Uncertain – UN turned into a humanitarian organization

WebPublicPress (Sarajevo / New York) - Journalist and publicist Erol Avdović believes that the current priority of the US administration is the war in Ukraine, that BiH is on the sidelines and that the regional priority is Kosovo.
“Unfortunately, we are witnessing that the United Nations have long played a role that is intended for them, if [...]

First Woman President of Columbia University

WebPublicaPress (New York) – Columbia University announced that Nemat “Minouche” Shafik, an economist who has served as president of the London School of Economics since 2017, will be its next president. Shafik, 60, will be the first woman to lead the Ivy League institution when she replaces current president Lee Bollinger in July.
Other elite universities including Dartmouth, Harvard and the University [...]

Pandemic Changes Job Culture

Viewpoint by Jayasri Priyalal* - SINGAPORE (IDN) — How many of us can predict continuing to hold the job that we do currently into the future? That is the challenge many policyholders grapple to address to develop strategies to stimulate the stalled economies to grow sustainably.
The concept of a job is disappearing as there is an [...]

No War But Air Pollution

By Felix Home – New York (IPS) - Tarik, age 42, lives in a village adjacent to a decades-old coal power plant in Bosnia and Herzegovina. On the day we visited, Bosnian cities were some of the most polluted places on Earth. Describing the devastating health toll the air pollution took each year on the village’s [...]

Roberto Savio: Last Statesman

By ROBERTO SAVIO* – MEER – (Other News) - With the death of Mikhail Gorbachev, the last great statesman, and an entire epoch, disappears. I had the privilege of working with him, as deputy director of the World Political Forum, which Gorbi had founded in Turin in 2003, with a headquarters agreement with the Piedmont Region. [...]

Mariupol, Kharkiv and Bucha like Sarajevo in 1992

By Stephan Schwartz * - Today it is Mariupol, Kharkiv or #Bucha, at the time it was #Sarajevo30,
Višegrad or Srebrenica. 30 years ago from today the Bosnian Serbs, with support from Belgrade, began the siege of the Bosnian capital that was to last 1425 days. A  on this sad anniversary and… also on parallels and differences: Unlike #Ukraine today, at the [...]

UN Between Big Words, Big Money & Slim Results

Analysis by Erol Avdović – WebPublicaPress (United Nations – New York) – At the very begging of December  United Nations Secretary General’s Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said  the UN hailed dialogue between Russian and US Presidents, Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden, and expressed the hope it will help reduce tension in relations between the two countries. And [...]

Our Values Should Drive Our Technology Choices

By Dr Ulf Ehlert (NATO Review) - It is fair to say that our relationship with technology is complicated. Just look at headline topics like renewable energy or Artificial Intelligence (AI), or consider pharmaceuticals, automotive, consumer electronics, social media and biotechnology. On the topic of any of these technologies, you’ll almost certainly hear a cacophony of [...]

Airbus Compete Boeing

WebPublicPress (New York) – Australian airline Qantas has chosen twinjets by European builder Airbus to modernize its fleet. The decision is a setback to US planemaker Boeing, which supplies much of Qantas’ domestic fleet at present, Deutsche Welle (DW) has reported quoting other news sources.
The Australian flag carrier Qantas on Thursday announced it would buy [...]

No Democracy – No Solution

By Dr. Denis Zvizdić * – The today’s world is a global community more than ever before. We are connected in various ways, we live in the age of the fourth industrial revolution, in the age of the Internet. The information is the greatest value today and that information travels from one end of the [...]

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